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My Dear Miss Chandler, I hope you are not waiting to be advised of our wish to have the pleasure of a Sunday visit from you. I have been anticipating that promised study interview for weeks past, and shall [——-] [page break] till presence shows the reality. Come now, at the first moment and tell me what you will and indulge me in [———-] and ideas in [—–]. You have not told me a [—] about your winter's duties and pleasures, nor have I interchanged mine with you. It seems as if a revival of our former frequent corres pondence would be pleasant and have an added tint of [page break] friendship now. The sentiments obey laws of their own and [—-] with time it may [—–] capriciously if measured by colder reason and current civilities. All the better for that. Good things are too good for all times. They make time and opportunities for their special pleasure and account. I need not repeat what pleasant memories attend our [page break] acquaintance from the first nor assure you of my wish to enjoy the like in the future. About the [underline]'factsâ [/underline] of these last winter days, we will speak at length when you come. And let us hope the thermometer will favor that [——-]. Ever affectionately, A. Bronson Alcott